Carer breaks

Holibreak+ the Alternatives to Respite Service

What is the Alternatives to Respite Service?

The service is provided by Equality Together. It provides innovative opportunities to take a break and take part in activities as an alternative to respite in a care home. It aims to enable people with identified social care needs, unpaid carers and those they support to maintain their independence and social networks.

If you would like more information, please see the Holibreak+ page of the Equality Together website.

How does the service work?

The service is available across the Bradford district. Staff are available to speak to you six days a week including one late evening each week. Opening times and contact details are provided below.

What is available?

  • support that enables the carer and cared for to take breaks together or separately
  • short breaks and activities of less than a day, longer breaks of one or two days and breaks of a week or more

Who is it for?

  • For people aged 18 and over with additional needs due to age or disability, and their carer
  • For people with identified social care needs using their personal budget to identify personalised respite solutions and for people and their carers who can self-fund to plan for holidays

How do I access this service?

You can access the service in person at:

Manningham Mills Community Centre
Lilycroft Road

Telephone: 01274 594173 (Option 6)

The service also provides:

  • Outreach sessions at the Central Hall, Keighley and (pending) at the Thornbury Centre, Bradford
  • Late opening hours on Thursday each week and access to support each Saturday morning

Opening times

  • Monday: 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Wednesday: 12 noon to 7pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am to 4pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am to 1pm

Please note the service is not open on Bank Holidays.

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